Posted on 02/10/2010 by debrennersmith
Posted on 02/09/2010 by debrennersmith
I give each child a picture. The students clap the syllables or beats then place the picture in the sort indicating how many beats/syllables.
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Posted on 02/08/2010 by debrennersmith
Just Right Books
To help keep kids’ in seats instead of moving back and forth to picking out books during their self-selected reading time (or independent reading time), book baggies help. Often, teachers will have their students place books that are at their level or are ‘just-right’ books into the baggies. Some teachers will include nonfiction books, magazines, fiction books, picture books, even chapter books.
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